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Wizard Wolf - Bellwoods Brewery

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38 Ratings
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Ratings: 38
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 6.81%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bellwoods Brewery visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jrenihan on 04-10-2013)
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Photo of tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

4.01/5  rDev +5%

My parents brought this home from Toronto. From notes.

A - Poured cloudy golden or dark orange. Good soapy two finger white head on top with strong carbonation. Decent lace rings and a half finger of retention.

S - Zest, light fruits, light citrus, peach, grass.

T - Same as the aroma. Light/zesty fruits. Passionfruity, citrus peel, extremely hop forward.

M - Strong carbonation, medium body, mild bitterness.

O/D - Nice and light with lot's of hop character. Very similar to a few Australian beers. Nice session ale by North American standards.

07-03-2013 21:04:10 | More by tbeckett
Photo of GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.8/5  rDev -0.5%

Poured on-tap and served in a tumbler pint, the beer is a hazy, orange-gold coloring with a filmy, clingy, white surface coating of head. Nose of citrus hops, grapefruit and tangerine forward, with a biscuit backbone. Flavors of pepper, cannibus, and oregano spices in the forward hops profile, with a tangerine and grapefruit backbone. Very light and crisp in mouth. Bitter and sweet aftertaste, with a slightly filmy, dry finish. Very easy to drink.

06-27-2013 22:35:23 | More by GarthDanielson
Photo of KeKeKumba

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-23-2013 02:13:04 | More by KeKeKumba
Photo of ritzkiss

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-19-2013 13:38:26 | More by ritzkiss
Photo of DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-04-2013 01:34:34 | More by DaPan
Photo of Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.78/5  rDev -1%

Bottle from brewery. Enjoyable bitter ale, more so than being a classical APA. Light citrus. Floral hops. Moderate foam head on light orange body. Soft mouthfeel. Very drinkable and refreshing. I see this being available in cans, replacing much big lot beer.

05-02-2013 11:42:17 | More by Sammy
Photo of yancot

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-02-2013 07:15:09 | More by yancot
Photo of kelvarnsen

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

04-30-2013 12:42:39 | More by kelvarnsen
Photo of peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

3.96/5  rDev +3.7%

hazy orange colour, 1.5 fingers of dense and rocky white head, lots of lace. Smell is packed with citrus fruit, orange, grapefruit and mango, a bit of malt in the mix as well but a big hop presence is dominant. Dry and bitter up front, lots of juicy citrus, orange flavours lead to a bready malt sweetness, more drying hop in the finish. Light carbonation, medium bodied. Solid pale ale here, low abv with a ton of flavour, not unlike the Common but much drier.

04-17-2013 13:55:23 | More by peensteen
Photo of TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4.08/5  rDev +6.8%

Fresh bottle from the brewery but no freshness info was apparent. Poured in to tulip glass.

A - Hazy medium orange with a half finger of cream coloured head.

S - Massive fresh hop aroma with grapefruit, tangerine and some pine notes. Lighter peach aroma is present as well as a slight caramel malt sweetness.

T - Moderate bitterness up front with grapefruit, tangerine and pine flavours. A slight caramel malt backbone provides some balance. The palate falls short of the wonderful aroma, but this is still tasty, especially given the ABV.

M - Light to moderate carbonation with some hop oils present. Moderate carbonation.

04-17-2013 01:42:42 | More by TheSevenDuffs
Photo of Vyronian

Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

04-16-2013 23:14:29 | More by Vyronian
Photo of liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

4.08/5  rDev +6.8%

Bottle from the brewery, 500ml into a tulip.

Hazy orange, with a dense white cap. Great retention and lacing. Nose of citrus, mostly oranges, light malt notes and some sweetness. A good bit of pine as well. Taste is generally citrusy and bready, some toasty malt and bread crust on the back end. More orange and a touch of orange pekoe. Medium feel, medium carbonation. Tasty, and while not a session beer, I could consume this in comparable quantities.

04-12-2013 00:12:30 | More by liamt07
Photo of jrenihan

Ontario (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev -2.4%

No date on the bottle, but it can't be more than a week old.

Beer is cloudy orange. A very small white head dissipates quickly. No lace.

Smell is nice; hop focused with lots of tropical and citrus fruit. Some grapefruit, pineapple. A bit of a herbal scent and slight bready malt.

Taste is fairly bitter (surprisingly so). Hop focused again, but not as full as the nose. Pineapple, grass, a bit of pine. Some bready malt. Lingering bitter aftertaste.

Light bodied, moderate carbonation. Refreshing. A bit thin, but certainly a good feel for a beer designed for sessioning.

Overall, fairly flavourful for a low abv beer, but my first impression is that I would take the Common Pale Ale over this.

04-10-2013 23:44:27 | More by jrenihan
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Wizard Wolf from Bellwoods Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.